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HiRISE: Exploring the sandy province of Herschel Crater

While perhaps not awe-inspiringly beautiful, sand sheets can tell us about Mars’ current and past environmental conditions as a piece of the puzzle for understanding habitability. This view shows the downwind stretches of a sand sheet in central part of … Continue reading

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HiRISE: The dunes meet the plains

The dunes meet the plains northwest of Herschel Crater. Beautiful Mars series.

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